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Whistles, cheers and the familiar squeak of hundreds of gym shoes filled the Parker Fieldhouse from June 26-29, as the Chauncey Billups Basketball Academy returned for its seventh year. Billups, a five-time NBA all-star and most valuable player … more
The March 10 ThunderRidge-George Washington clash matched two teams with identical 24-2 records in the Class 5A state boys basketball semifinals, and the game lived up to expectations. George Washington pulled ahead at 57-56 and went on to win … more
Valor Christian's boys basketball team headed into the 2016-17 season with great expectations. The Eagles lived up to them by winning the Class 4A state championship, 68-55 over Lewis-Palmer on March 11. With nine seniors returning from last … more
Rock Canyon boys basketball coach Kent Grams had a dream the night before the Jaguars played Eaglecrest in the Class 5A semifinals at the Denver Coliseum. Unfortunately for Rock Canyon, his dream didn't come true. “I had a dream that Sam … more
Cherry Creek is the lone team from the south metro area still playing in the girls basketball playoffs. The Bruins, seeded 12th, will take a 19-7 record into the March 9 Class 5A semifinal game … more
Three teams from Highlands Ranch, Rock Canyon, ThunderRidge and Valor Christian, will be playing in boys Final Four semifinals games on March 10 at the Denver Coliseum. The Jaguars, seeded fifth, … more
ThunderRidge and boys basketball coach Joe Ortiz will once again be in a state tournament Final Four game. The Grizzles, the second seeded in the tournament bracket, ended a 23-game winning streak by Chatfield with a 72-64 Class 5A quarterfinal … more
Rock Canyon junior Sam Masten remembers watching Chaparral's Josh Adams' last-second tip-in that beat Arapahoe in overtime 69-67 in the 2012 Class 5A state championship game at the Coors Events Center. Masten had a key role in a last-second … more
The Highlands Ranch girls basketball team rolled to an 83-38 victory over Continental League rival ThunderRidge in a second-round Class 5A playoff game Feb. 24 in the Falcons' gym. That's a 33-point improvement over a league game on Feb. 3, when … more
Rock Canyon, ranked sixth in the CHSAANow.com Class 5A basketball poll, needed somebody to step up. It was 6-foot-6 senior JT Bley who made two game-deciding plays for Rock Canyon in crunch time as the host Jaguars won the Continental League boys … more
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